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bet

 
Noun bet has 2 senses
  1. stake, stakes, bet, wager - the money risked on a gamble
    --1 is a kind of gamble
    --1 is a part of pool
    --1 has particulars: pot, jackpot, kitty; ante; pool, kitty
    Derived form: verb bet2
  2. bet, wager - the act of gambling; "he did it on a bet"
    --2 is a kind of gambling, gaming, play
    --2 has particulars:
     daily double; exacta, perfecta; parimutuel; place bet; superfecta
    Derived form: verb bet2
Verb bet has 3 senses
  1. bet, wager - maintain with or as if with a bet; "I bet she will be there!"
    --1 is one way to predict, foretell, prognosticate, call, forebode, anticipate, promise
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s that CLAUSE
  2. bet, wager, play - stake on the outcome of an issue; "I bet $100 on that new horse"; "She played all her money on the dark horse"
    --2 is one way to gamble
    Derived forms: noun bettor1, noun bet1, noun bet2, noun better2
    Sample sentence:
    They bet the money
  3. count, bet, depend, look, calculate, reckon - have faith or confidence in; "you can count on me to help you any time"; "Look to your friends for support"; "You can bet on that!"; "Depend on your family in times of crisis"
    --3 is one way to trust, swear, rely, bank
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s somebody
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